with a difference!

Do you want to work for an award-winning production company in Soho?
Do you want to start on reception and work your way up to the top?
Do you want to earn a starting salary of £22k?

Yes…? Let's cut to the chase
Instead of sending a boring old CV to apply for a job, we’re doing things differently... BAD will give 10 successful candidates a brief to cover a live event using social media.  3 candidates with the most innovative and engaging content will secure a job interview with Academy. Let the battle commence...!

So, what’s the job?
ACADEMY – the award winning production company - is looking to hire a RECEPTIONIST and have asked BAD to reach out to unfound talent who are passionate about film.
The role will include (but not exclusively):

  • Answering calls and welcoming clients and directors upon arrival

  • Assisting with preparations for the commercial film shoots

  • Assisting with casting sessions

  • Working closely with the runners on research projects

  • Understanding and curating Academy’s social media channels

  • Booking couriers/taxis and processing invoices and paperwork

  • Restocking office supplies and handling the post

  • You’ll need to have some knowledge of MS Word and Excel

You don’t necessarily need experience or qualifications for this job but you MUST be eager to learn, ready to work hard, truly reliable, always helpful and confident.
Job starts: 
1st March (depending on any notice you may have to give if you are already working)

Interested…? Great, read on…

Who’s Academy?
ACADEMY is one of the busiest production companies in the advertising industry making truly ground-breaking work. They have a long running tradition of promoting staff from within.  Almost every employee at the company started their career on reception or as a runner, including the two current  Managing Directors. If you are looking for a fantastic entry into the advertising/film industry this is certainly THE place to start!

Who's BAD?

BAD is a brand-new initiative from British Arrows; the biggest awards ceremony that celebrates the best of British advertising.  Think BAFTA or the Oscars but for short films that sell stuff! BAD is dedicated to opening the doorway for BAME talent to connect them with jobs in the advertising industry – and for the advertising industry to hire more BAME talent. Find out more about BAD by signing up to their mailing list via their new website and follow @weare_BAD to receive hints, tips and news on jobs in the advertising industry.

How do I apply?
If you are free on Sunday 18th Feb to attend an event in London and able to start work full-time in March 2018 then download the apllication form, fill it in and upload it below.

The deadline to submit your completed questionnaire is Fri 9th Feb.



BAD application form